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Band-aid stuck to blister, what to do?

Band-aid stuck to blister, what to do?

BAND-AID & BLISTER: WHERE IS THE BLISTER? I ASSUME IT'S ON THE SKIN . . . BUT WHERE? WARM WATER SOAKING FOR 30 TO 40 MINUTES, 3 OR 4 TIMES DAILY, AND THEN GENTLY PEEL AWAY. OR YOU CAN, TRY NAIL POLISH REMOVER -- ACETONE -- AND SEE IF THAT WORKS. BEST LUCK! ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more


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I saw a small blister on my inner thigh during the weekend, I have been keeping a band aid on it but more skin comes off after the band aid is off.

I saw a small blister on my inner thigh during the weekend, I have been keeping a band aid on it but more skin comes off after the band aid is off.

Maceration: Dead skin which is occluded beneath a bandage will stay moist and easily peel off when the bandage is removed. In some cases keeping a wound moist is beneficial, such as with an abscess. Options for avoiding this recurrent moisture problem include leaving the wound open to air when not engaged in activities that increase risk of infection, or using non-adherent type bandages. ...Read more

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Band-aid adhesive ok after skin biopsy?

Band-aid adhesive ok after skin biopsy?

Yes.: Yes, unless the adhesive part would be on the delicate skin around the eye, nipple, or anus. Skin in these areas is particularly delicate. ...Read more

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What band aid should I use for infected toe?

What band aid should I use for infected toe?

Not a big diferance: Make sure you have the infection treated. Then i would use a flex or fabric bandage. Stay away from plastic. ...Read more

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When can you take band aid off of puncture wound after spinal tap?

When can you take band aid off of puncture wound after spinal tap?

Remove a bandaid: I would give it about 12 hours and then remove it - there should NOT be any fluid or blood leaking once you remove the bandaid. IF so - you need to call whoever did the tap. Puncture wounds made with needles heal rapidly ...Read more

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I had a mole removed. Does the wound heal better covered with a band aid or uncovered?

I had a mole removed. Does the wound heal better covered with a band aid or uncovered?

Depends: It is important to keep wounds clean and moist to facilitate healing. Topical antibiotic ointment, with or without coverage with a bandage, is sometimes prescribed. Make sure the scar is not exposed to significant sunlight to avoid darkening the scar. Follow up with the physician who removed the mole. ...Read more

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